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Sales up for Cat but China still struggling
Strong second quarter sales for world’s largest construction OEM 
World’s biggest construction contractors revealed
Exclusive listing shows the world’s top ten construction contractors 
Sales of US$4 billion for WeBuild
Strong half year sales for Italy-based contractor and order backlog of US$48 billion 
Americas give boost to Volvo CE
Second quarter results show continuation of decline in China
Where are the world’s best paid construction workers?
Report reveals which cities pay construction workers the highest average hourly wage 
Altrad completes Sparrows acquisition
Acquisition strengthens Altrad’s renewables offering
World’s 10 most expensive cities to build in
North American cities feature heavily in list of most expensive cities in the world to build in 
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
North America strong for Caterpillar
First quarter saw high revenue growth in North American construction and resource industries
Falling sales in China impacts Volvo CE’s Q1 results
Sales drop in China but rise in the rest of the world – with one region up by 62%
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Aggreko to exit Russia
Decision follows Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Utilisation moves up at Coates Hire
Fleet utilisation up 9% in the first six months of its financial year
Is robotic bricklaying key to Euro housing problem?
FBR’s Hadrian X robot completes structure using Wienerberger’s Porotherm clay blocks
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
Aggreko survey highlights role of hybrid power
“More needs to be done to drive forward necessary change” survey finds
Excavator technology team up from Volvo CE and Topcon
Integrated Topcon 3D-MC system lets operators dig trenches, grade slopes and create site profiles using automated digging 
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
Caterpillar takes another step towards zero emissions mining
Caterpillar to work with global mining group Rio Tinto for the development of zero emissions autonomous haul trucks
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
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